Mirzapur has gained a huge fan following since its release in 2018. It has also produced quite a few shows which dealt with crime peers and the destruction unleashed by them. Here are seven shows that you must check out as you wait for Mirzapur Season 2
- Jamtara: Sabka Number Aayega
Streaming on Netflix, Jamtara is taken by real-life phishing scams harmonised in Jharkhand’s Jamtara district. Starring Amit Sial, Monika Panwar, and others, Jamtara presents a story in the world of crime.
- Criminal Justice
The Hindi adaptation of the BBC show of the same name, Criminal Justice boasts of an excellent star cast (Vikrant Massey, Pankaj Tripathi, Jackie Shroff, Anupriya Goenka, and Mita Vashisht) and has been directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia. And that’s reason enough to binge-watch the show on Disney+Hotstar.
Starring Swara Bhasker in the lead role, Flesh is definitely not for the faint-hearted, as it deals with the gruesome subject of human trafficking. However, Akshay Oberoi and Bhasker’s performances are definitely noteworthy. It’s streaming on Eros Now.
- Your Honor
In this crime thriller, Jimmy Sheirgill shone in his role as a conflicted father forced to take the law in his own hands. From the unexpected climax to a stellar supporting cast, Your Honor had all the elements that made it perfect for binge-watching. It’s streaming on SonyLiv
- Gone Game
Shot entirely in lockdown, Gone Game stars Shweta Tripathi, Arjun Mathur, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Sanjay Kapoor, Rukhsar Rehman, and Indranil Sengupta. A story that keeps you guessing till the end, Gone Game, available on Voot Select, is perfect as a fast-paced thriller.
Starring Arunoday Singh and Mahie Gill in lead roles, Apharan is a crime thriller, available on AltBalaji.
Smoke got together a dream cast, literally, with actors like Jim Sarbh, Kalki Koechlin, Gulshan Devaiah, Mandira Bedi, etc. And while the story was nowhere as impressive as the star cast, Smoke, on Eros Now, is worth a one-time watch.